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Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now...
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The widespread internet blackout last week in protest at unbalanced legislation being rushed...
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The recent release of the Open Source Procurement Toolkit by the Cabinet Office has been...
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A project in which I'm involved, in the middle of a time of change, recently received an enquiry...
Doodles of the word open

At the start of the summer, you may recall Project Harmony causing a certain amount of controversy...
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Reading some stories recently, it would be easy to conclude that there was some sort of a decline...
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The idea of standards stretches back many years. While competition is good, competition around...
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One of the keys to a successful open source community is appropriate transparency. A community with...
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The threat from software patent trolls arises not from an invisible distant origin, but actually...
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When you procure proprietary software, you buy a right-to-use license and then a support agreement...